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Pickup Problems Leave Trash Piling Up In Sterling Heights Neighborhoods

STERLING HEIGHTS (WWJ) – Residents are talking trash in Sterling Heights after a scheduling hiccup has temporarily left some neighborhoods without garbage collection.

Mayor Michael Taylor says a new trash contractor Rizzo is set to start Monday, but the current contractor, Water Management, has had some hiccups in its final week. 208 more words


Beaconsfield's garbage revolution with new pay-as-you-throw system

Beaconsfield has reduced its garbage output by a third by becoming the first municipality in Canada to charge residents based on how often they put out the trash. 667 more words

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Trash collection schedule changes for New Year's

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Neighbors who are expecting trash collection on Friday need to get their garbage out a little earlier.

Due to the New Year’s holiday, the City of Memphis will collect trash and recycling on Thursday. 26 more words


What's open/closed in Mississauga over Christmas

It may feel like spring, but it’s already that time of year. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed over the Christmas holidays. Note, there’s no change to garbage pickup in Mississauga or Brampton. 284 more words


Garbage woes in Forrest City after trash trucks break down

FORREST CITY, Ark. — Garbage. It happens!

It’s one of life’s unavoidable obstacles.

But trash-truck troubles in Forrest City, Arkansas have garbage pickups behind schedule. 373 more words


Chicago's free garbage pickup program going in the trash

Free garbage pickup for many Chicago residents is coming to an end as the city plans to start collecting a fee ultimately saving the  city about $3 million. 28 more words

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What can we all do to keep trash out of our Bay?

“Simple actions like reducing the use of single-use throwaway items, demanding your city to do everything they can to keep trash out of storm drains, moving your car on street sweeping days, are just some examples of things you can do each day to keep trash out of San Francisco Bay.” ~BaySaver (Save The Bay)